Busby’s Bore | Scratching Sydney’s Surface

Source: Scratching Sydney’s Surface.

Busby’s Bore, which runs under Sydney’s streets between Centennial Park and Hyde Park remains as one of the most impressive pieces of convict built infrastructure in Sydney.

In the mid-1820s, Sydney was in the midst of a water crisis.  In the space of 30 years, the European settlers had managed to make their main fresh water source, the Tank Stream, undrinkable through its use as a sewer, an outdoor bathing system and a…

Source: 12 June 2015: Busby’s Bore | Scratching Sydney’s Surface.

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